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You Can Build Your Own Full-Size BB-8 For Just $120

It's actually not too complicated.<p>Sphero's miniature phone-controlled BB-8 toy is undeniably awesome, but at $150 it's also a bit expensive. Especially considering that for only $120 in parts and a little bit of time, you can build your own BB-8 from scratch. A <i>full-size</i> one.<p>Angelo Casimiro, an …

Miniature

MEEM Memory Cable Automatically Backs Up Your Smartphone Every Time You Charge (video)

Kelly Sumner has created a new innovative charging cable that also automatically backs up your smartphone every time you connect it to charge. …

This is Microsoft’s iPhone keyboard

Microsoft is bringing its Windows Phone keyboard to iOS. The software giant is currently testing an early version of the keyboard internally, and will make it available to public testers soon. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the iOS keyboard includes a special …

Windows Phone

Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ‘target’ for poachers

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania, with experts fearing she could become a target for poachers<p>A rare white giraffe with a genetic condition which means many of her body surface cells are incapable of making pigment has been …

$15 screen protector adds an invisible back button to your iPhone

This is one you have to see to believe.<p>How many times have you wished that there was a physical back button on the bottom of your iPhone? Instead of …

Tech Trends

Microsoft is bringing its excellent Windows Phone keyboard to iOS

One of my favorite features in Windows Phone is its truly excellent keyboard. It's far more accurate and easy to use than the default iOS keyboard and many Android alternatives, but you've had to use Windows Phone to take advantage of it so far. Microsoft is planning to make its Word Flow keyboard …

Windows Phone
Augmented Reality

Hands-on with Razer's surprise of CES: An affordable, beautiful ultrabook

Let's talk about that GPU enclosure, though...<p>Razer's new ultrabook, called the Stealth, is an impressive piece of technology in person. It feels light and compact in the hand, weighing only 2.75 pounds and coming in at only 0.52 inches thick. It features the sort of build quality that's often …

Razer

How To Replace the Apple Logo on the back of my iPhone 6 Plus with an LED

Getting started<p>I ordered an Apple Logo LED kit for my 6 Plus from here: http://www.ebay.com/. I picked white for that classic Apple look! The …

New Gel Made From Snake Venom Stops Bleeding In Under 10 Seconds

Scientists are now telling us that a bi-product of snake venom called batroxobin can clot blood in under 10 seconds. Known as SB50, the hydrogel …

Medicine

Pillow Talk connects distant lovers as they drift to sleep

Sharing your heartbeat with your loved one(s) via the Apple Watch has largely been discarded as a gimmick by many. Pillow Talk is a new product that takes the same idea and may be a lot more compelling to those separated from their significant other.<p>You and your S.O. go to your separate beds with …

Trivoly Disc Transforms Any Watch Into A Smartwatch (video)

A new device has been created called Trivoly that takes the form of a small disc that is capable of transforming any normal watch into a …

Gear & Gadgets

Satechi USB Type-C hub has (almost) all the ports you need

The finalization of USB Type-C was welcomed by many. Hooray for reversible USB plugs! Their adoption by big tech giants, particularly by Apple and …

USB Type-C

Helios iPhone 6s 6s Plus Case Boasts Integrated Wireless Charging Receiver and Included Wireless Charger

The Helios iPhone case not only protects your iPhone 6s/ 6s Plus, but also adds a wireless charging function to your phone. Like the feature? Let’s …

Tech Trends

ACPAD An Electronic Orchestra Designed For Your Guitar (video)

Robin Sukroso has designed a new gadget for guitar players that provides the ability to play hundreds of instruments, samples, loops and effects on …

Lockheed Martin has been testing a jet-mounted laser turret

Late last week, Lockheed Martin announced that it has verified the performance of its laser weapon during almost 60 flight tests over the course of …

Aviation

Real DIY Thor’s Hammer can only be picked up by maker

Forged in the heart of a dying star, the legendary hammer Mjolnir, Thor’s Hammer, is created here on our Earth by one intrepid DIY creator. …

Iron Man

What’s a Saint, Anyway?

As the pope canonizes a controversial figure, it’s worth remembering the centuries of controversy surrounding sainthood itself.<p>How does a person get canonized? Or, to be more precise, what is it that distinguishes the 10,000 or so official Catholic saints from the rest of us 1.2 billion Catholic …

Christianity

Tea Holder Fisherman – Based on the Chinese Story of Jiang Taigong

Your tea holders have looked simple all these years but this Tea Holder Fisherman is here to add some coolness to that view. It’s inspired from the …

Awesome Amphibious ATV Arrives Almost Anywhere

When most ATV’s claim they can go over water, they’re usually talking about a shallow stream or perhaps a large puddle. This ATV really does go over …

Jet Skis

Huawei TalkBand B2 Smart Watch Review

Smart watches are obviously the new piece of technology among the gadgets crowd. If you want to jump in on the crowd and want to wear something …

Superhero Symbol iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Cases

We have seen lots of protective cases for iPhone 6/6 Plus, but if you’re a fan of superheroes, the following <b>iPhone case</b> Superhero’s symbol may be …

Mobile Technology

Sony combines Bluetooth speaker and LED light bulb

Sony has announced a new product that will put a Bluetooth speaker into your room in a way that you might not even notice the speaker is there. The …

Duet Display Now Lets Your iPad Act As A Second Screen For Windows

Duet Display has added a feature that I frankly never thought it would get: Windows support! That means with the app and a Lightning cable you can use your iPad as a secondary display for your Windows PC or tablet. The app supports devices running either Windows 7 or Windows 8, letting you relish …

Mobile TV

BioBots Is A 3D Printer For Living Cells

U.S. biotech startup BioBots sits at the intersection between computer science and chemistry. Its debut product, a desktop 3D printer for biomaterials, which was just demoed on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY — printing Van Gogh’s ear in replica, no less — combines hardware, software and wetware. …

3D Printing